Category Archives: HR General

Got Drugs? National Take-Back Day on April 27, 2013

According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, 1 in 9 teens have abused prescription drugs. Often these medications are found in the home. Parents and adults can do their part to rid their homes of dangerous prescription drugs by … Continue reading

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How Soon is Now? Talking to Kids about Alcohol!

The road to adulthood can be paved with more than one uncomfortable conversation. But don’t wait too long to bring up the subject of alcohol with your children. Even some children in elementary school are making decisions about whether to … Continue reading

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Compass Health Pro: Avoid Unnecessary Charges on Your Surgery…Know Your Costs Upfront!

Jeremy Garrett, your Compass Health Pro, is always here to help you make the most of your healthcare dollars. One of the areas where people spend the most money is on surgery. There can be so many more costs than expected. … Continue reading

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Catch Your Zzzs for Free

Three out of five Americans have trouble sleeping. In the search for a cure, we spend up to $24 billion a year on products such as sleeping pills, pricey pillows, expensive mattresses, white noise machines, aroma therapy potions, and more. … Continue reading

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Diversified is changing its name toTransamerica Retirement Solutions

On January 1st, Diversified and Transamerica Retirement Services have joined forces to better serve our clients, participants, and advisors. We are currently working to change the name on all communications to our new brand, Transamerica Retirement Soultions. Until the renaming … Continue reading

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Welcome to Our New Employees

The following employees attended SMU & You, a portion of the Total Orientation Process. During this session, they learned about the traditions, culture, and values of the University community. From Left to Right:  Marla Rubio, Phillip Walker, Kathleen Paul, Margaret … Continue reading

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SMU’s EAP Program Offers Tips for Healthy Lifestyles

Jumpstart your health! Keeping priorities on target and juggling life’s demands can be exhausting. But what is most important is taking care of your health and your family’s health. It only takes a few minutes a day to practice healthy … Continue reading

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Do You Want to Reduce Your Healthcare Expenses?

In 2012, SMU partnered with Compass Professional Health Services to provide a service that enables you to identify high-quality doctors, hospitals, imaging centers, etc., and make choices that can significantly reduce your expenses.  Your Compass Health Pro is also available … Continue reading

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News From SMU’s EAP Regarding AARP, Social Security, and H&R Block

Already an AARP member? If you are already an AARP member you can still take advantage of the complimentary membership and extend your membership one full year! Simply sign up through the Magellan member website at https://www.magellanhealth.com/member.  Click the AARP … Continue reading

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